How long will Rishi Sunak last?

1 month ago New Statesman

Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty ImagesIt would usually be strange, not to say discourteous, to ask, little more than a week in, how long the new Prime Minister might conceivably last. Rishi Sunak now leads a fragmented and fractious party, and so it is more than troublemaking to ask how long he might have. Sunak as Prime Minister and Jeremy Hunt as Chancellor is the most serious face a Tory government has presented for some time. The Culture Edit Our weekly culture newsletter – from books and art to pop culture and memes – sent every Friday. Whoever he ends up being as Prime Minister, Sunak will probably not be able to divert the torrent that is coming.
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